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A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

Image-driven story prompts and exercises for writers.


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A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words
Image-driven story prompts and exercises for writers
by Phillip Sexton
Writer's Digest Books, 2008
ISBN 978-1-58297-472-1
$9.99 paperback, 256 pages

The old saying is true. And if you're a writer in need of inspiration, it's also the key to creating an endless number of stories while honing your craft.

Inside, you'll find more than 110 intriguing photos. Each photo is paired with a thought-provoking writing prompt. Together, they'll help you break through writer's block, generate hundreds of story ideas, and improve your writing ability. Many prompts are geared toward specific elements of the craft, enabling you to focus on whatever aspect of writing—character, dialog, beginnings, endings, description—you find most worthy of examination.

Probe deeper into the details of each photo and learn how to improve your observational skills, find ideas everywhere, and create intriguing stories on demand.

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